Rege-Jean Web page, the breakout star of interval romance Bridgerton, says followers rooting for him as the brand new James Bond is sort of a “benefit badge”.
The actor, whose flip as Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings within the Netflix sequence has made him a world hearthrob, opened up about rumours on turning into the brand new 007, changing British star Daniel Craig, within the newest episode of The Tonight’s Present starring Jimmy Fallon.
“If you happen to’re a Brit and also you do one thing of any regard that individuals renown effectively, individuals are going to begin saying the ‘B phrase’,” Web page mentioned.
“I’m very, very glad to have the badge. I’m glad to be in such great firm of people that have the badge. However it’s a badge,” he added.
Bridgerton is predicated on Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels and is produced by media mogul Shonda Rhimes, recognized for reveals like Gray’s Anatomy and Scandal.
Set within the aggressive world of Regency London excessive society in the course of the season, when debutantes are introduced at courtroom, Bridgerton premiered on December 25 on Netflix.
The primary season revolves across the romance and marriage between the eldest Bridgerton daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings.